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With Stephen Strasburg on the mound today in Wrigley Field for the first time since Opening Day 2012, the Washington Nationals look to take 3 of 4 from the Chicago Cubs in the finale of the Nats' four-game set in the friendly confines.

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Next Game

Washington Nationals
@ Chicago Cubs

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT
Wrigley Field

Stephen Strasburg vs Travis Wood

Cloudy. Winds blowing from left to right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 80.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. "Run-Until-He's-Tagged, Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - CF

2. #RENDONISREADY - SS

3. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 3B (Word.)

4. The WereWerth - RF

5. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

6. Tyler "Moore, Moore" Moore - 1B

7. "Not-Jerry" Hairston - LF

8. Steve "#LOMBOLOBBY" Lombardozzi - 2B

9. Stephen Strasburg - RHP

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• Tonight's Starting Pitchers Are Going To Stare At You Now:


Travis Wood

#37 / Pitcher / Chicago Cubs

5-11

175

R

L

Feb 06, 1987

• 2012 Stats - (6-13), 26 G, 26 GS, 156.0 IP, 4.27 ERA, 4.84 FIP, ERA+ = 94, 25 HR (1.44 HR/9), 54 BB (3.12 BB/9), 119 Ks (6.87 K/9), 1.20 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (7-10), 25 G 25 GS, 158.1 IP, 3.13 ERA, 3.77 FIP, ERA+ = 124, 13 HR (0.74 HR/9), 52 BB (2.96 BB/9), 112 Ks (6.37 K/9), 1.10 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - N/A



Stephen Strasburg

#37 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-4

200

R

R

Jul 20, 1988

• 2012 Stats - (15-6), 28 G, 28 GS, 159.1 IP, 3.16 ERA, 2.82 FIP, ERA+ = 126, 15 HR (0.85 HR/9), 48 BB (2.71 BB/9), 197 Ks (11.13 K/9), 1.16 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (6-9), 24 G, 24 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 147.1 IP, 2.93 ERA, 3.21 FIP, ERA+ = 129, 13 HR (0.79 HR/9), 45 BB (2.75 BB/9), 154 Ks (9.41 K/9), 1.06 WHIP.

• vs CHC - (0-1), 2 G, 2 GS, 12.0 IP, 0.75 ERA, 0 HR, 3 BB (2.25 BB/9), 12 Ks (9.00 K/9), 1.08 WHIP.


• Wood vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Scott Hairston 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Adam LaRoche 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Fernando Abad 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Ross Ohlendorf 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 19 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 .053 .053 .053 .105 0 0 0 0 1
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Generated 8/22/2013.

• Strasburg vs the Cubs:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Starlin Castro 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Darwin Barney 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Rizzo 3 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 0 0 0 0 0
Welington Castillo 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Edwin Jackson 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0 0 0 0 0
Nate Schierholtz 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Brian Bogusevic 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 21 20 5 1 0 0 4 1 5 .250 .286 .300 .586 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 8/22/2013.

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